Pac-12 Seeding: “The Beat Goes On”

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“And the beat goes on, the beat goes on. East coast bias it never seems to stop, Stanford was denied a Football Playoff spot, McCaffery’s Heisman dreams had no real shot, An Alabama back stole Christian’s deserved slot. And the beat goes on, the beat goes on. Is the Pac-12 on the far side of the Moon? Or back east …

These Young Ducks are Ready to Dance

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The Ducks are going dancing as the No. 8 seed in the Western Regional and are facing a familiar foe in Oklahoma State, who they triumphed over in the first round of the 2013 tournament only to fall to Wisconsin in their second game. A repeat performance has been predicted by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi. While acknowledging Oregon’s strong finish to the …

Oregon Men’s Basketball: Where Do We Go From Here?

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In November, the Oregon Ducks (15-8, 3-8 Pac-12) seemed to be a prime contender for a deep run into March Madness, winning its first 13 games and reaching the No. 10 ranking in the AP Poll.  That incredible start now seems miles away since they reached conference play, as the Ducks are 10th in the Pac-12 standings, and they have only seven …

Oregon’s Conference and Post-Season Update: A World Turned Inside Out

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The woes on the hardwood continued for Oregon this past Sunday, as they dropped their fourth straight conference game to Oregon State.  After mirroring the best start in school history with 13 consecutive victories, what looked to be a promising season has quickly turned into a nightmare of disarray for the Ducks. Coming into Sunday’s game, an improvement on the defensive …